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Q: What's the difference between a five-act play and a three-act play?

Rand al'ThorMany stage plays - including all thirty-seven/thirty-nine of Shakespeare's - consist of five acts, while others consist of only three acts. (Are there any other common numbers of acts?) What's the difference between a three-act play and a five-act play, in terms of the kind of story they tell an...

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12:58 AM
Q: "The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle": English vs. Russian translation?

ArchagonI recently started reading "The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle" by Haruki Murakami in English and I'm quite enjoying it. However, I learned that the English version — although well-translated — omits several whole chapters from the original! I also happen to speak Russian, and I discovered that there's a...

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